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Official Notice

2 August 2020

At this time, the Diocesan Chancellor has wavered the requirement for notices to be displayed prior to authorisation of applications for the reservation of grave spaces. However we are required to publicly list any notices through our various media forms. Please note the following:-

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Open for Private Prayer

29 July 2020

78DEFBB7 C57E 43BB 8839 E3F12CC04D96Holy Innocents Church, Gt. Barton & St. Peter's Church, Thurston will be open again for individual private prayer on Wednesday, 29th July and Saturday, 1st August from 2-4pm.  We regret that only the South aisles will be accessible to limit the cleaning that needs to be done. The toilets will remain locked for the time being. Please use the hand sanitizer provided on entering and leaving the church. If you are planning to visit the church but have any symptoms or are isolating, you need to stay at home and postpone your visit.

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Benefice Morning Prayer at St Peter’s Thurston. 2nd August 2020

27 July 2020

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New Treasurer Required

20 July 2020

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The Parochial Church Council of St Peter’s Church is looking for a Treasurer as Catriona is stepping down after filling this role for the past 4 years. We are very grateful to her and she has offered to initially help anyone who might take on this role. If you are interested or would like more information please contact Pat Sadler at patsadler@hotmail.com or ring 07552234443.

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Choral Evensong 19th July

19 July 2020

Tonight, join us for choral evensong on this sixth Sunday after Trinity, with Rev’d Manette Crossman and organist Chris Bartrop. Our evensong is brought to you from Holy Innocents’ Church, Great Barton.

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New Parish Giving Scheme

3 May 2020

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The PGS has launched a new telephone service for parishes. May it be of real benefit for all who use it in these difficult times. It is designed to enable prospective donors to set up a regular Direct Debit gift over the phone, donors can telephone: 0333 002 1271, lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9.00 – 5.00pm. PGS is a multi-diocesan approach to serving parishes with a professional donation management and Gift Aid service which combats the challenge of static giving by allowing donors to increase their giving in line with inflation. For more information about the scheme please visit our website. www.cofesuffolk.otg/stewardship/parish-giving.

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